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What's the Big Idea Ben Franklin (Bringing History to Life)

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A fun historic tale by Newbery Honor-winning author, Jean Fritz!

No matter how busy he was, Ben Franklin always found time to try out new ideas: a remote-control lock (so he could lock his door without getting out of bed), a rocking chair with a fan over it (to keep flies away), and a windmill (to turn his roast meat on its spit). Aside from being a mad of ideas, he was an ambassador to England, a printer, an almanac maker, a politician, and even a vegetarian (for a time, anyway).---from the publisher

48 pages                      978-0698113725                       Ages 7-10

Keywords:  biography, inventor, American history, colonial times, 18th century, politics, government, American Revolution, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, STEM, narrative nonfiction

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